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epileptic seizure, occasionally referred to as a fit, is defined as a transient symptom of "abnormal excessive or synchronous ne...
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Common Seizures treatments discussed around the web
Keppra 27,301 Lamictal 19,489 Topamax 13,701
709,240 conversations around the web about Seizures to help you make a decision
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Phenobarbital
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Xanax
Other name: Luminal (Luminal)
Other name: Alprazolam (Alprazolam)
6 / 10
Satisfaction
4 / 10
Satisfaction
13,654
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Seizures
Epilepsy
Withdrawal
Anxiety
Grand Mal*
Seizure Disorder*
Grand Mal Seizure*
* Off label
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Anxiety
Depression
Panic Attacks
Withdrawal
Panic
Insomnia*
Seizures
Anxiety Attacks
Dizzy*
Panic Disorder
GAD
* Off label
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Method of use:
Oral Drops, Pill
Method of use:
Oral Drops, Pill
Prescribing mode:
Rx
Prescribing mode:
Rx
Phenobarbital (International Nonproprietary Name) or phenobarbitone (former British Approved Name) is a barbiturate, first marketed as Luminal by Bayer. It is the most widely used anticonvulsant worldwide, and the oldest still commonly used. ...
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Alprazolam (trade name Xanax, number Availability among other generic) is a short-acting anxiolytic of the benzodiazepine chemical classification of psychoactive drugs. Alprazolam, like other benzodiazepines, binds to specific sites on the GABAA...
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Top Concerns
Phe
Addiction
9
Depression
6
Insomnia
6
Sedation
4
Allergies
4
Drowsy
3
Headaches
3
Sleepy
3
Weight Gain
3
Migraines
3
Top Concerns
Xan
Weakness
2
Weight Gain
2
Irritability
2
Paranoia
1
Exhausted
1
Sweating
1
Allergies
1
Heart Attack
1
Migraines
1
Weight Loss
1
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Depression
Phe
Xan
6
0
Insomnia
Phe
Xan
6
0
Sedation
Phe
Xan
4
0
Allergies
Phe
Xan
4
1
Drowsy
Phe
Xan
3
0
Headaches
Phe
Xan
3
0
Sleepy
Phe
Xan
3
0
Weight Gain
Phe
Xan
3
2
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Phe
Xan
3
1
Weakness
Xan
Phe
2
0
Weight Gain
Xan
Phe
2
3
Irritability
Xan
Phe
2
0
Paranoia
Xan
Phe
1
0
Exhausted
Xan
Phe
1
0
Sweating
Xan
Phe
1
0
Allergies
Xan
Phe
1
4
Heart Attack
Xan
Phe
1
0
Migraines
Xan
Phe
1
3
Weight Loss
Xan
Phe
1
0
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About Phenobarbital
Phenobarbital (International Nonproprietary Name) or phenobarbitone (former British Approved Name) is a barbiturate, first marketed as Luminal by Bayer. It is the most widely used anticonvulsant worldwide, and the oldest still commonly used. ...
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About Xanax
Alprazolam (trade name Xanax, number Availability among other generic) is a short-acting anxiolytic of the benzodiazepine chemical classification of psychoactive drugs. Alprazolam, like other benzodiazepines, binds to specific sites on the GABAA...
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on Phenobarbital to go off Xanax and then chemo made me...
" ...what I should do. I did well on Phenobarbital to go off Xanax and then chemo made me so sick and Ativan was all that worked. I also had no... "

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nightmare. I was given phenobarbital which works great, but...
" ...a heavy dose of Xanax. Might I ask how ...long you have been taking Xanax in general? You ...an 8 mg Xanax habit and it was a complete nightmare. I was given phenobarbital which works great, ... "

it would be a simple, just stop the xanax and start the...
" ...The doctor that prescribed the phenobarbital just acted like it would be a simple, just stop the xanax and start the phenobarbital. In hindsight, it now seems... "

I have experienced almost all symptoms from D Ts to numb...
" ...a tough time. I must say the phenobarb has kept me from having panic attacks. It has also allowed me to sleep, and is supposed to stop seizures. I have experienced almost all symptoms from D... "

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back to my good ole' trusty Xanax and Adderall. What in...
" ...thought idiotically that I would stop taking Xanax and shrinkipoo said the ...to stop Xanax was with phenobarbital. Well, you read ...just went back to my good ole' trusty Xanax and Adderall.... "

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doooooo!\" In my experience, xanax is the most amnesic...
" ...and I cannot beleive it. Xanax alcohol= HELL -Cyn- \"GABA GABA doooooo!\" In my experience, xanax is the most amnesic of all the benzodiazepines. My memory worked better on phenobarbit... "

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the xanax. It's been the only thing that has helped me at...
" ...been the only thing that has helped me at all. If it treats your problem, go for it. My father-in-law is an epileptic and at one point decided to stop taking his phenobarb because he feared becomin... "

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was the only thing that makes me actually feel normal, but...
" ...Xanax was the only thing that makes me actually feel normal, but for ...but they gave me phenobarb for a panic attack, go ...and neurontin since the 11th, In realllyyyy used to it. But it doe... "

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Oh! Phenobarbital works WONDERS for my anxiety. I know they...
" ...it much anymore, but my doctor has confidence that I will not do anything silly with it so he prescribed it to me. The effect lasts all day with just one pill. Buspar is a good drug for long term ... "

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to help me get off the xanax because i was tired of...
" ...told me that phenobarbital is similar to xanaxs ...prescribed it from my doctor and he gave me phenobarb to help me get off the xanax because i was tired ...nearly 10 years. Is the phenobarb ... "

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